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Paramedics Act Definitions Regulations
made under subsection 21(3) of the
S.N.S. 2015, c. 33
O.I.C. 2017-89 (March 28, 2017), N.S. Reg. 58/2017
1 These regulations may be cited as the Paramedics Act Definitions Regulations.
Definition for these regulations
2 In these regulations,
“Act” means the Paramedics Act;
“Paramedics Regulations” means the Paramedics Regulations made under the Act.
Definitions for Act
3 In the Act,
“active-practising status” in subclause 7(1)(a)(i) of the Act means having a practising licence as defined in the Paramedics Regulations;
“continuing competency program” means a program approved by the Council under Section 36 of the Paramedics Regulations for maintaining and enhancing the continuing competence of paramedics;
“continuing professional development program” has the same meaning as “continuing competency program”;
“Fitness-to-practice Committee” means the Fitness-to-practise Committee appointed in accordance with Section 10 of the Paramedics Regulations;
“paramedic program” means a diploma paramedic program recognized by the Council under Section 35 of the Paramedic Regulations;
“practice of paramedicine” is further defined to include all of the following:
(i) conducting prevention, education and advocacy activities related to the practices and procedures performed by a paramedic,
(ii) developing and evaluating policies and systems related to the practices and procedures performed by a paramedic,
(iii) conducting research and providing education, consultation, management, administration and regulation in relation to the practices and procedures performed by a paramedic;
“registered under the Emergency Health Services Act” in Section 107 of the Act means registered under the Emergency Health Services Act with a practising status;
“solicitor-and-client costs” in Section 90 of the Act includes HST.